End of game: Red Sox 8, Orioles 6
Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game and the first half of the season for the AL East-leading Sox. It's the Red Sox' sixth win in a row. And with that, it's time for the All-Star break.
End of the 8th: Red Sox 8, Orioles 6
Gonzalez grounded out, Youkilis struck out, and Ortiz flied to right-center.
Middle of the 8th: Red Sox 8, Orioles 6
1-2-3 inning for Daniel Bard, including a strikeout of Lee.
End of the 7th: Red Sox 8, Orioles 6
With one out, Varitek doubled to left. He advanced to third on a J.D. Drew infield single. Scutaro hit into a fielder's choice, and Varitek was tagged out in a rundown between third and home.
Ellsbury singled to right, scoring Drew from second. Pedroia struck out to end the inning.
Middle of the 7th: Red Sox 7, Orioles 6
Markakis and Jones both grounded out. Felix Pie pinch hit for Guerrero and struck out.
Update: Guerrero left the game with a right hand contusion.
End of the 6th: Red Sox 7, Orioles 6
Lefthander Michael Gonzalez entered the game for the Orioles. He struck out Gonzalez and Youkilis. Then, Gonzalez threw a pitch behind Oritz, and he was ejected. Orioles manager Buck Showalter was tossed, too.
Jason Berken came in to pitch. He finished Ortiz's at-bat and struck him out.
Middle of the 6th: Red Sox 7, Orioles 6
1-2-3 inning for Aceves. Nice and quick.
End of the 5th: Red Sox 7, Orioles 6
Drew and Scutaro grounded out. Ellsbury walked. Pedroia struck out to end the inning.
Middle of the 5th: Red Sox 7, Orioles 6
Jones led off with a triple. Weiland hit Guerrero with a pitch, and home plate umpire Marty Foster ejected him (after warnings had been issued to both teams previously). Red Sox manager Terry Francona was also ejected.
Alfredo Aceves came in, striking out Weiters and Lee. Blake Davis flied out. No runs for the Orioles.
End of the 4th: Red Sox 7, Orioles 6
With one out, Pedroia doubled down the left-field line. Gonzalez followed with a single to shallow left, sending Pedroia to third. Youkilis was hit by a pitch, loading the bases for Ortiz, who walked, forcing in Pedroia with the go-ahead run.
Reddick flied out, and Varitek struck out to end the inning.
Middle of the 4th: Red Sox 6, Orioles 6
Robert Andino walked, but Varitek threw him out trying to steal second. Hardy flied to right. Markakis grounded to short to end the inning
Update: Mark Reynolds left the game with a right hand contusion.
End of the 3rd: Red Sox 6, Orioles 6
The end of a much quieter inning. Just a ground-rule double for Jason Varitek. Reddick and Scutaro struck out.
Middle of the 3rd: Red Sox 6, Orioles 6
Weiland struck out Derrek Lee looking and then hit Mark Reynolds with a pitch. Nolan Reimold hit into an inning-ending double play.
End of the 2nd: Red Sox 6, Orioles 6
And just like that, the Sox are back in it. Solo shots from Marco Scutaro and Pedroia were followed by a two-run blast from Kevin Youkilis that tied the game.
Orioles starter Mitch Atkins was yanked after Youkilis's home run. Jeremy Guthrie, who replaced Atkins, got Ortiz to fly out to end the inning.
Middle of the 2nd: Orioles 6, Red Sox 2
The Orioles batted around, and Weiland got his "welcome to the big leagues" moment -- a two-run homer by Derrek Lee. It was followed by four more runs. Seven Orioles had hits in that inning.
End of the 1st: Red Sox 2, Orioles 0
Does Jacoby Ellsbury ever not get a hit in the first inning? He singled up the middle to get things started (he's now hitting .386 in the first inning this season). Dustin Pedroia then hit into a fielder's choice, which wiped Ellsbury out at second. Adrian Gonzalez followed up with a walk. Kevin Youkilis's infield single loaded the bases for David Ortiz, who drove in Pedroia with a single up the middle.
Josh Reddick hit a sacrifice fly to left, which scored Gonzalez. Jason Varitek grounded out to first to end the inning.
Middle of the 1st: Red Sox 0, Orioles 0
Can't start much better than that. A 1-2-3 inning for Kyle Weiland, who is making his major league debut this afternoon. J.J. Hardy popped to first, Nick Markakis struck out looking, and Adam Jones grounded to second.